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37820BR
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US - New York - Rochester
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Job Description

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.


The Senior Operations Manager is directly responsible for overall performance of the Injection Blow Mold Value Stream including safety, people, quality, delivery, inventory, and productivity. This position provides leadership to the Value Stream members to ensure production, customer-focused and financial goals are met. This includes ensuring the effectiveness of efforts related to product scheduling, materials, sourcing and logistics functions, manufacturing production, machine availability, continuous improvement, and talent management. It also requires partnering with internal customers in Design, Product Management, Sales and Service to improve the external customer experience and drive customer allegiance.

This is a great opportunity to make an impact in a high profile segment of our growing and evolving business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides guidance, direction and leadership to insure that products are manufactured with the highest level of quality in a safe and timely manner that will meet or exceed customer expectations.
  • Conducts fact-based analysis using Lean techniques to create value and manage to a future state Value Stream that eliminates waste and drives continuous process improvement related to safety, quality, delivery, inventory, and productivity.
  • Builds strong alliances across all functions and is strategic liaison to Product Management, Sales, Customer Service, Design Engineering, and Finance to meet Customer and Stock Holder commitments.
  • Maintains a safe work environment, a high level of safety awareness among associates, and implements 5S principles.
  • Mentors and develops direct reports and entire Value Stream Team. Listens, supports, engages and encourages employee suggestions and input to achieve excellent results.
  • Establishes goals, sets priorities and coordinates all related activities within the Value Stream to ensure drive and focus towards meeting or exceeding established common business objectives from the Site Goal Tree and Strategic A3.
  • Monitors, reviews, and improves manufacturing and quality related activities and drives corrective and preventative actions. Focuses team on using standardized work practices.
  • Oversees and manages Value Stream expenses to meet budgets and financial objectives and proactively seeks opportunities to drive improvement of the operating results.
  • Maintains proper staffing levels, scheduling and organizing work assignments within the company policies and procedures.
  • Provides leadership guidance during morning walks.
  • Leads Value Stream Key Performance Indicators (KPI) review each month. Identifies gaps and implements countermeasures.
  • Performs all job duties in a safe manner and obeys all safety policies and procedures.
  • Performs all job duties consistent with the Code of Ethics and the 4-I Values (Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement).
  • Performs all job duties within ISO standards, regulatory or statutory requirements.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities, as needed.
Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in business management or engineering strongly preferred. An advanced degree such as an MBA is a plus.
  • 10+ years working experience in a manufacturing environment with leadership experience.
  • Strong leadership and decision-making ability.
  • Knowledge, experience or training in Lean techniques and proficient in process auditing.
  • Possess technical engineering aptitude to understand advanced level of product line knowledge.
  • Possess a continuous process improvement mindset with the ability to effectively lead and manage change.
  • Strong project management, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Possess a solid working knowledge of other business functions such as Logistics, Finance, Sales, Engineering, and Human Resources in addition to Manufacturing and Quality.
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to travel as required, <20% of the time. (Travel)
  • Working conditions require the ability to sit, stand, walk, bend, climb stairs, and work at a computer station and on manufacturing shop floor.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:
  • 10+ years working experience in a manufacturing environment with leadership experience.
  • Strong leadership and decision-making ability.
  • Knowledge, experience or training in Lean techniques and proficient in process auditing.
  • Possess technical engineering aptitude to understand advanced level of product line knowledge.
  • Strong project management, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Possess a solid working knowledge of other business functions such as Logistics, Finance, Sales, Engineering, and Human Resources in addition to Manufacturing and Quality.


At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 50,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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